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This is '''[[ThinkWiki:About | ThinkWiki]]''', the Wiki Web for ThinkPad users.
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This is '''[[ThinkWiki:About | ThinkWiki]]''', the Wiki Web for IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad users.
 
Here you find anything you need to install your favourite [[Linux]] [[Distribution|distribution]] on [[:Category:Models|your ThinkPad]]. [[:Category:Windows|Windows]] users shouldn't run away, there's a lot of useful information for them as well.
 
Here you find anything you need to install your favourite [[Linux]] [[Distribution|distribution]] on [[:Category:Models|your ThinkPad]]. [[:Category:Windows|Windows]] users shouldn't run away, there's a lot of useful information for them as well.
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{{NUMBEROFUSERS}} [[Special:Listusers|users]] have registered since Sep. 2004 and created {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles ({{NUMBEROFEDITS}} page edits).
  
 
Please [[ThinkWiki:Support | support us]] and [[:Category:NeedsEditing|help to extend]] this wiki. Thank you!
 
Please [[ThinkWiki:Support | support us]] and [[:Category:NeedsEditing|help to extend]] this wiki. Thank you!
 
 
<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:About|about ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:About|about ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''Hardware'''
 
'''Hardware'''
  
[[Hardware Specifications]] <tt>(Hardware specs of ThinkPad models)</tt><br />
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* [[Hardware Specifications]] <tt>(Hardware specs of ThinkPad models)</tt><br />
[[ThinkPad Technologies]] <tt>(special features of ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[ThinkPad Technologies]] <tt>(special features of ThinkPads)</tt><br />
[[Components and AddOns| Components & AddOns]] <tt>(ThinkPad components and addons)</tt><br />
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* [[Components and AddOns| Components & AddOns]] <tt>(ThinkPad components and addons)</tt><br />
[[BIOS Upgrade]] <tt>(How to keep your BIOS up to date)</tt><br />
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* [[BIOS Upgrade]] <tt>(How to keep your BIOS up to date)</tt><br />
[[Known Problems]] <tt>(Known problem with certain ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Known Problems]] <tt>(Known problem with certain ThinkPads)</tt><br />
[[Error Codes and Beep Codes | Error Codes & Beeps]] <tt>(BIOS numerical and beep error codes)</tt><br />
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* [[Error Codes and Beep Codes | Error Codes & Beeps]] <tt>(BIOS numerical and beep error codes)</tt><br />
[[Hardware Hacking]] <tt>(Mods and stuff)</tt><br />
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* [[Hardware Hacking]] <tt>(Mods and stuff)</tt><br />
[[Maintenance]] <tt>(How to keep your ThinkPad nice and shiny)</tt><br />
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* [[Maintenance]] <tt>(How to keep your ThinkPad nice and shiny)</tt><br />
[[Buyers Guide]] <tt>(Hints on buying ThinkPads)</tt>
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* [[Buyers Guide]] <tt>(Hints on buying ThinkPads)</tt>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:Models|ThinkPad models]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:Models|ThinkPad models]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''HOWTOs'''
 
'''HOWTOs'''
  
[[installation | ThinkPad Installation]] <tt>(How to install your favorite OS)</tt><br />
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* [[installation | ThinkPad Installation]] <tt>(How to install your favorite OS)</tt><br />
[[HOWTOs - Driver Installation | Driver Installation]] <tt>(How to make certain drivers work)</tt><br />
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* [[HOWTOs - Driver Installation | Driver Installation]] <tt>(How to make certain drivers work)</tt><br />
[[How to recover the preloaded OS | Preload Recovery]] <tt>(How to recover the preloaded OS)</tt><br />
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* [[How to recover the preloaded OS | Preload Recovery]] <tt>(How to recover the preloaded OS)</tt><br />
[[How to make use of Power Management features | Power Management]] <tt>(How to get Suspend, Speedstep etc. working)</tt><br />
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* [[How to make use of Power Management features | Power Management]] <tt>(How to get Suspend, Speedstep etc. working)</tt><br />
[[How to get special keys to work | Special Keys]] <tt>(How to setup/configure the extra keys)</tt><br />
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* [[How to get special keys to work | Special Keys]] <tt>(How to setup/configure the extra keys)</tt><br />
[[HOWTOs - Performance | Performance]] <tt>(How to optimize your system)</tt><br />
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* [[HOWTOs - Performance | Performance]] <tt>(How to optimize your system)</tt><br />
[[How to change the BIOS bootsplash screen | BIOS-Bootsplash]] <tt>(How to change the IBM BIOS bootsplash)</tt>
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* [[How to change the BIOS bootsplash screen | BIOS-Bootsplash]] <tt>(How to change the IBM BIOS bootsplash)</tt>
  
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[Help:Reading|How to read ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[Help:Reading|How to read ThinkWiki]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''Drivers and Patches'''
 
'''Drivers and Patches'''
  
[[Drivers]] <tt>(Useful drivers for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Drivers]] <tt>(Useful drivers for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
[[Tools]] <tt>(Useful Tools for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
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* [[Tools]] <tt>(Useful Tools for ThinkPads)</tt><br />
[[Patches]] <tt>(ThinkPad related Patches to existing tools or drivers)</tt><br />
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* [[Patches]] <tt>(ThinkPad related patches)</tt><br />
[[:Category:Scripts|Scripts]] <tt>(ThinkPad related scripts)</tt><br />
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* [[:Category:Scripts|Scripts]] <tt>(ThinkPad related scripts)</tt><br />
[[Configs]] <tt>(useful configuration files)</tt><br />
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* [[Configs]] <tt>(useful configuration files)</tt><br />
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:ThinkWiki|Categories]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''[[:Category:ThinkWiki|Categories]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''News'''
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'''ThinkWiki News'''
 
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<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:News|News]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:News|News]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''Industry Watch'''
 
'''Industry Watch'''
 
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<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:News|News]]'''</small></div>
 
<div align="right"><small>'''More [[ThinkWiki:News|News]]'''</small></div>
 
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'''Statistics and Tuning'''
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'''Further Information'''
 
'''Further Information'''
 
 
[[:Category:Glossary | Glossary]] <tt>(explanations of special terms)</tt><br />
 
[[:Category:Glossary | Glossary]] <tt>(explanations of special terms)</tt><br />
 
[[mailinglists | Mailinglists ]] <tt>(talk to other people and get help)</tt><br />
 
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To experiment with this wiki try [[ThinkWiki:Sandbox]]. See the [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for usage and configuration help.
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To experiment with this wiki please try [[ThinkWiki:Sandbox]].  
 
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See the [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for usage and configuration help.
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Revision as of 10:18, 6 February 2012

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This is ThinkWiki, the Wiki Web for IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad users. Here you find anything you need to install your favourite Linux distribution on your ThinkPad. Windows users shouldn't run away, there's a lot of useful information for them as well.

5,633 users have registered since Sep. 2004 and created 1,430 articles (58,837 page edits).

Please support us and help to extend this wiki. Thank you!

Hardware

HOWTOs

Drivers and Patches

  • Drivers (Useful drivers for ThinkPads)
  • Tools (Useful Tools for ThinkPads)
  • Patches (ThinkPad related patches)
  • Scripts (ThinkPad related scripts)
  • Configs (useful configuration files)

ThinkWiki News

15.03.2021: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.31.12.
01.08.2020: Scheduled downtime due to service maintenance
31.03.2018: Major security update on server software.
10.05.2017: All insecure elements have been removed from ThinkWiki.
08.03.2017: ThinkWiki now uses SSL/TLS by default.
01.01.2016: ThinkWiki wishes all users a happy new year!
08.02.2015: ThinkWiki got new awesome hardware!
31.01.2015: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.24.1.
06.08.2013: Cleanup action: All users with no page edits older than 90 days will get purged.
01.05.2013: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.20.5.
01.05.2013: Sorry for some downtime today (and yesterday)
13.08.2012: ThinkWiki got new hardware!
13.08.2012: ThinkWiki suffered a partial data loss
03.02.2012: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.18.1.
15.10.2011: We are pleases to announce our new partnership with thinkpads.com
28.06.2011: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.17.0.
07.06.2011: ibm.com MIGR Doc links are dead! Please convert any dead links to use the IBMDOCURL or LNVDOCURL template
20.03.2011: User account creation temporarily disabled, until we have an effective way to reduce SPAM.
08.02.2011: ThinkWiki has been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.16.2.
17.05.2010: ThinkWiki got shiny new hardware!
More News

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Industry Watch

30.07.2020: New fglrx driver version 20.30 released
18.12.2015: New fglrx driver version 15.12 released
24.04.2012: New fglrx driver version 12.4 released
28.09.2011: New fglrx driver version 11.9 released
19.02.2009: Ubuntu 10.04 will use nouveau drivers for nVidia GPUs. See this Phoronix article .
29.01.2009: New fglrx driver version 9.1 released with support for OpenGL 3.0, Hybrid Crossfile and Multiview.
18.09.2008: New fglrx driver version 8.9 (8.532) released.
10.06.2008: Engadget got some leaked technical specs of the new ThinkPads.
16.04.2008: New fglrx driver version 8.1 (8.476) released.
14.04.2008: Lenovo's entire new ThinkPad line leaked, X300 gets siblings. See Gizmodo for details.
18.01.2008: New fglrx driver version 8.1 (8.454) released.
More News

ThinkWiki Blog

<thinkwiki>blog</thinkwiki>

Further Information Glossary (explanations of special terms)
Mailinglists (talk to other people and get help)
important ThinkPad Links (links to useful sites)
IRC-Channels (for urgent help and chatter)





To experiment with this wiki please try ThinkWiki:Sandbox. See the User's Guide for usage and configuration help.